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Identifying CARIFESTA with its architect
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/CA00199718/00001
 Material Information
Title: Identifying CARIFESTA with its architect
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Nelson, Joseph L. H.
Publisher: Sunday Graphic
Publication Date: 7/30/1972
Subjects / Keywords: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
 Record Information
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972
System ID: CA00199718:00001

Full Text

Identifying arhiesta

wtlh its Architect
fT wisdom prevails in seeing ordinary work in the context of
the usefulness of projeIing a Guyanese way of thinking, is
partiouiar Guylan*ese musical likely to be viewed with a greater
work for Carifesta, Guyala will degree of understanding and
earn the distaition of being apprec.atton by others who for
supreme in the field of historic years aire'tlking pride by iterally
music which has captured ifs paypg homage to the things
forempet personality, namely, Mr. emanWaEt fzrt their mInds,
L.F.S. Burnham, Prime Minister. bddles and sous in the Interest of
their respective countries.

There is not on record, subject
to correction of course, a recorded
musical work by any of the in-
vited countries, which serves to
capture the Itves of reigning
political leaders as in the work
entitled, "In Burnham's Gafden,"
a classic, philosophW dedication
to Guyana's Prime Minister.
In the circumstances, Guyana
will definitely have the lead and
nmoeso is likely to educate those
from whom we are expecting to
learn so much through their
diversified forn of cultural

LTtle nations such as ours,
will inrvar~b8 i recognize the
meaningful aspect of creations
possessed of national depth in
their composing parts.
The reason is that we have not
in the past been encouraged to
use our creative and imaginative
'abiities in the malastream tQ
nation-building to any marked
Therefore, at the present time,
for a number of years to follow,
what will appear .o be aAn

Having mastered the art of
self-apprecilaton in the manner
referred: Jo, ~1eh people, auto-
matically extend to same form of
appreciation to the creative and
imaginative work of others.
When all is said and done,
history is interwoven with cul-
ture. Therefore historicall musi-
cal works, of whih "In Burn-
ham's Garden" has become a
part, is worthy of projectioU by
the nation t the distinguTshed
v'stfors n the docasion of Carl-

It should be ranembered that
the personality to whom the dedi-
catfin is made, is the architect
of Oarifesfa OBd one whose Dame
should be Introduced in a new
form universally, anmely,
through the fmpregnable medium
of music.
How ten ce~ CarJfesta be a
reality without the musical work
which 1b Iedlaeated to %s Innova-
tor be!bg given fu prbjection by
those reqp etrible for runnSag Ihe
show ___ J.. L. N.

BALLETS MARTIN IQUAIS an outstanding professional company with perform
ances in the U.S.A. and Europe to its credit, comes to Carifesta straight from thi
,International Folk Festival In Munich.


-: wZ

The JAMAICA NDTC SINGERS, who accompany the dancers from the Jamaican
Dance Company which will be appearing at Carifesta, are an integral part of that ensem-
ble. They sing a wide range of Jamaican and Caribbean folk songs.


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